Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

Uber used AI to automatically fire drivers and now they’re going to court

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Today your boss is human, probably, but tomorrow he or she could be an Artificial Intelligence.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. “You’re fired!” so said Donald Trump during his days heading...

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Boom supersonic unveil their first prototype commercial aircraft

Boom supersonic unveil their first prototype commercial aircraft

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF We used to be able to travel supersonic, before the Concorde program was scrapped, but now those days are returning.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The days of supersonic travel...

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Airbus just unveiled three new radical zero-emission concept aircraft

Airbus just unveiled three new radical zero-emission concept aircraft

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The airline industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters, and as society demands action some of them are re-doubling their efforts to clean up their industries for the better.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from...

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Flying high Airbus shows off its 2030 and 2050 concept cabins

Flying high Airbus shows off its 2030 and 2050 concept cabins

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The future of aviation will be electric, and involve hypersonic aircraft and rockets. But there’ll be room for more conventional aircraft too and they’ll be able to take advantage of new technologies to create amazing new experiences.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential...

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Air Force One to go hypersonic after USAF signs contract with US engine maker

Air Force One to go hypersonic after USAF signs contract with US engine maker

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF If you were the President of the United States you wouldn’t want to have to waste time commuting, which is why a hypersonic Air Force One is now in the making.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself...

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Flying-taxi company Volocopter now selling tickets for first time riders

Flying-taxi company Volocopter now selling tickets for first time riders

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Flying taxis, flying cars, call them what you will, are getting closer to entering service, and this is the first time a company has sold tickets to travel in them.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself...

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Waymo begins testing its autonomous trucks in Texas and New Mexico

Waymo begins testing its autonomous trucks in Texas and New Mexico

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Self-driving trucks are 30 percent cheaper to run and operate than traditional trucks, and within the next ten years they’re going to disrupt the logistics industry.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Hyperion’s XP-1 hypercar is a hydrogen monster looking for a re-fuelling station

Hyperion’s XP-1 hypercar is a hydrogen monster looking for a re-fuelling station

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Hydrogen or electric cars? The technology that wins will be determined by the one with the most accessible charging and fuelling infrastructure…   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Over the past few...

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Powered up exoskeleton turns wimps into world-beating power lifters

Powered up exoskeleton turns wimps into world-beating power lifters

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The technologies used to make exoskeletons are all improving fast, and that means huge gains in exoskeleton performance.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our FREE XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Back in the 1980’s exoskeletons featured in...

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Researchers latest super-powered camera lets you see through walls

Researchers latest super-powered camera lets you see through walls

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Forget thinking linearly, when you think exponentially everything’s possible – including taking photos through walls.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, enjoy exclusive content, future proof yourself with XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. If you ask people what kind of superpower they’d like then naturally...

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Reaction Engines tests carbon free Ammonia as future hypersonic jet fuel

Reaction Engines tests carbon free Ammonia as future hypersonic jet fuel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The aviation industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters, so Reaction Engines is developing green fuel for its first line of hypersonic aircraft.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. The next generation...

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Go X dubiously unveil the world’s first self-driving E-Scooters that come to you

Go X dubiously unveil the world’s first self-driving E-Scooters that come to you

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Electric scooters litter cities, but now that they can drive themselves that’s no longer an issue.   Love the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from XPotential University, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. We all know about self-driving cars. But what about self-driving motor...

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Uber unveils its latest flying taxi designs for Australia

Uber unveils its latest flying taxi designs for Australia

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The more people talk about and experiment with new technologies, like flying taxis, the more likely they are to get deployed.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. With plans already in...

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Airbus show off their first flying taxi prototype as it takes to the skies

Airbus show off their first flying taxi prototype as it takes to the skies

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Traffic jams are synonymous with cars, and both are global issues, so companies are looking to the future and trying to reinvent travel and mobility.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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Prototype zero emission jet engine generates thrust using nothing but air and electricity

Prototype zero emission jet engine generates thrust using nothing but air and electricity

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Aircraft today burn huge amounts of fossil fuels that pollute the world, this latest breakthrough would make them zero emissions.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Today’s planes fly by burning...

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This E-Bike reads your brainwaves to help you stay alive on the road

This E-Bike reads your brainwaves to help you stay alive on the road

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Your mind can perceive threats much faster than you can react to them, now companies are building mind reading tech into products to help keep you safe.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Brain Machine Interfaces (BMI) that read...

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Florida start up gears up to take tourists into space – by balloon

Florida start up gears up to take tourists into space – by balloon

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Space is being democratised and the first space tourists and space hotels are getting ready for launch so space balloons seem an obvious next step … sort of   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Space tourism is rapidly becoming...

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Cameras that see round corners just got a major megapixel upgrade

Cameras that see round corners just got a major megapixel upgrade

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF You might think that seeing around corners is impossible, but if you can capture photons and apply a bit of techno-magic it becomes possible.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. Your eyes are so sensitive that they can...

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New peer to peer EV charging system means you’ll never run out of juice

New peer to peer EV charging system means you’ll never run out of juice

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Range anxiety, the worry that your electric vehicle will run out of charge and leave you stranded, is a real thing, this could help solve that.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Connect, download a free E-Book, watch a keynote, or browse my blog. As electric vehicles become more popular...

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SpaceX to build floating spaceports for rockets to the Moon and Mars, and hypersonic Earth travel

SpaceX to build floating spaceports for rockets to the Moon and Mars, and hypersonic Earth travel

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Elon Musk is inventing numerous industries and has ambitions to create the first human colony on Mars, and he’s getting closer to realising his goals.   Interested in the Exponential Future? Join our XPotential Community, future proof yourself with courses from our XPotential Academy, connect, watch a keynote, or browse my blog....

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